from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To pour (something) out of one vessel into another.
- transitive v. To cause to be instilled or imparted: transfused a love of learning to her children.
- transitive v. To diffuse through; permeate: a glade that was transfused with sunlight.
- transitive v. Medicine To administer a transfusion of or to.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To administer a transfusion.
- v. To pour liquid from one vessel into another.
- v. To diffuse or permeate through something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To pour, as liquid, out of one vessel into another; to transfer by pouring.
- transitive v. To transfer, as blood, from the veins or arteries of one man or animal to those of another.
- transitive v. To cause to pass from to another; to cause to be instilled or imbibed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pour out of one vessel into another; transfer by pouring.
- In medicine, to transfer (blood) from the veins or arteries of one person to those of another, or from an animal to a person; also, to inject into a blood-vessel (other liquids, such as milk or saline solutions), with the view of replacing the bulk of fluid lost by hemorrhage or drained away in the discharges of cholera, etc.
- To cause to pass from one to another; cause to be instilled or imbibed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. pour out of one vessel into another
- v. impart gradually
- v. give a transfusion (e.g., of blood) to
- v. treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
In the Wall St. Journal interview you described the methods the team used to transfuse blood during that Tour – first at a hotel in St. Leonard-de-Noblat on the first rest day and then later as the race reached the Alps.
There is no need to transfuse today's social diseases into the simpler bloodstream of yesterday.
"We just don't have the answer to when is the right time to transfuse the patient or how low can you go with that hemoglobin," said Colleen Koch, cardiac surgery anesthesiologist at the Cleveland Clinic.
In prose, if not in poetry, there are few worries about the "vanity of translation" identified by Shelley, who wrote that "it were as wise to cast a violet into a crucible that you might discover the formal principle of its colour and odour, as to seek to transfuse from one language to another the creations of a poet".
Did he eat tainted meat during training, draw that blood and then transfuse it back during the Tour?
"How about treating them with pain medications first, transfuse if needed second, then image the bones third, then surgery fourth, etc, with later steps to be skipped when the ability to pay is exceeded."
How about treating them with pain medications first, transfuse if needed second, then image the bones third, then surgery fourth, etc, with later steps to be skipped when the ability to pay is exceeded.
Gregory Mosher, who directed last year's flawless Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge," has done his best to transfuse this moldy theatrical corpse with the blood of plausibility.
Another positive sign is an intensive search for new leadership to replace the bullying and the bipolar politics of Labor leader Ehud Barak, and to transfuse and transform the halting and marginal Meretz.
Mr. Armstrong has also been accused by Mr. Landis of employing another banned technique in which riders transfuse their blood during long races, also to replenish red blood cells.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.